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Volvo moves North American backhoe production from Mexico to Brazil

Volvo moves North American backhoe production from...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 18, 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment will move its North American backhoe production from its plant in Tultitlan, Mexico, to Pederneiras, Brazil. Volvo says ...

JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2013

A team of 21 people is headed to Myanmar, also known as Burma, to dig and see if they can ...

Husband and wife team up at the core of Bennett Contracting

Husband and wife team up at the core of Bennett...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 01, 2012

Editor's Note: Alisa and Jason Bennett were finalists for 2012 Contractor of the Year. They started Bennett Contracting in Bradenton, FL ...

Avant Tecno intros small loaders to U.S.

Avant Tecno intros small loaders to U.S.

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 08, 2012

A Finnish company that formerly provided Gehl compact loaders to the U.S. market is now here under its own banner. ...

Relationships key with Stief Counts, The Counts Company

Relationships key with Stief Counts, The Counts Company

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2012

  Stief Counts Chattanooga, TN   The Counts Company Year started: 1991 Number of employees: 4 Annual volume: $3 to $5 million Markets served: Renovations, new builds, metal ...

Machine Matters

Machine Matters

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 07, 2012

Better Rather Than Bigger   The 14-foot-class backhoe remains the industry standard thanks to high maneuverability, increased power and a growing role ...

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML Trucking & Excavating

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

By Mike Anderson     Jonathan Lane Errol, New Hampshire   JML Trucking & Excavating Year started: 2001 Number of employees: 35 Annual volume: $5 to $7 million Markets served: ...

JCB opens $100 million factory in Brazil

JCB opens $100 million factory in Brazil

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

British Prime Minister David Cameron officially opened JCB’s new $100 million factory in Brazil on October 2. JCB chairman Sir Anthony ...

Volvo Rents launches Used Equipment section on website

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

Volvo Rents has launched a section on the company’s website dedicated to used equipment sales. This section is intended to ...

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam bridge the gap in his business

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

An avid sportsman, Beam, 51, loves spending time outdoors – making construction an ideal profession. But when the recession hit ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

Backhoe Woes   Make sure your machine is blocked or chocked before leaving it on a slope   By Amy Materson       The accident: A backhoe ...

Equipment theft means easy money

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 24, 2012

Skid steers, tractors and backhoes make up 68 percent of all reported construction equipment thefts, according to Corporal Daniel Pearson, ...

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